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Democrat from Ohio

Ed FitzGerald is Cuyahoga County's first county executive. He took office in January 2011 when a charter form of county government took affect. Prior to his election as county executive, he was mayor in the city of Lakewood. He also has been a congressional staff member, an FBI special agent, a practicing lawyer and assistant county prosecutor and an elected city councilman.

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Recent stories featuring Ed FitzGerald

Fitz-O-Meter to track county executive's pledges

Ed FitzGerald rode into office on a white horse of reform, promising a "new era in county government."

Cuyahoga County's first executive made plenty of other promises, too. But can he possibly keep them all?